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and former chancellor of new york city public schools, scholl klein discussed the educational system and its impact on national security. part of a two-day summit with policymakers and education leaders, hosted by the foundation for excellent education. it's about an hour. [applause] >> welcome to this evening broadcast on morning joe. the energy and thus are a visceral testament to writing two things. one aside the issue of educational reform has ripened. it's a combination of need, the talent we see in this term has coalesced around this issue to detect elegies, but there is a sense that the moment has arrived. and the other is 73 bush. [applause] i am a great believer that two things matter in life. one of the idea and the others people. that's the real driver of change, the real trailer of this silly when you want pack it all. and jeb is a perfect example of a person coming together with real talent and commitment come with a set of ideas. the fact is sure i'll hear is the greatest salute you could give. condi and i come out of the national security background paper gangsters the semeste
by a huge amount of damage. new york city is incredibly resilient. they are coming back well. they have about 95% of the city that was hit. i understand that mayor bloomberg will be in town today. the committee oversees and the transportation infrastructure i might also recall in the northeast corridor, when i became chair of the committee, in the northeast quarter, the progress we have made sense that hearing has took place, it is kind of interesting about choosing topics and we have to reflect the moment. a lot of people when they go home, they go to bed and they count sheep or read a novel. i had a great article about amtrak. i thought it was quite interesting, particularly interesting because it outlined some of the work that amtrak has been doing regarding its reorganization and the structural management -- the way that amtrak is structured, that led me to say that the committee really needed to look at where we are in this whole process and where we have been. amtrak is a global corporation. i was intrigued by a comment that joseph boardman, as the president and ceo, meg. in 2005,
? >> guest: new york city from what i read your understand they do not have an athletic insurance through the national flood insurance program but they anticipate asking the federal government for help with disaster released for those transit programs. >> host: would a city have private insurance as well? >> they could. municipalities to purchase insurance but it will likely not cover flood insurance or flood damage 87 john prible is our guest vice president. the number -- will begin with frank from florida. >> caller: good morning. cents a live in a flood zone. i am familiar with fema that does not cover anything on the first floor except equipment losses those people suffered a one story home probably will not be covered. then there is a limit on the amount of insurance you can get that limits liability. also what about the homes that burned down? >> host: thank you. >> guest: you are correct the contents of the structure in the basement air generally not covered but the first floor is covered. might experience in new jersey or friends or family that lived on the jersey shore it is terr
york city and in connecticut and i am the cochair of the national security committee. i would like to recognize our cosponsor an committee, the aerospace and defense industry committee and william black, my cochair for this presentation. it stretches back a full year when the national security committee proposed a program, which we tried to divine which program would have currency. we were fortunate to have leon panetta last week make a very widely broadcasted speech on the subject of cybersecurity and cyberwarfare. accordingly, the subject matter has been in news. he outlined his deep concerns about computer networks that support our military, infrastructure and business networks. mr. leon panetta elaborated on many things and that includes the high-profile attacks, including the alleged russian denial of service attack entering into georgia, the disruptions in estonia and the iranian nuclear centrifuges. there are dozens of thwarted attacks on other infrastructure occurring on an almost daily basis. the sector of devastating utility concern all of us. and it presents legal issues
that they are not aware of the potential for innovation in that space so they take the kind of static view like new york city about 1900 had a horse manure problem and they just did the projection. it was bad. they just couldn't see their way out of it. slowly but surely they got. you have to be careful in center-right innovation. health care may be the case with very expensive low impact innovation and we are not prioritizing the cost reducing important innovations. we have to look at the incentive which is very broken in u.s. healthcare and as we just discussed in the higher education. in the case of energy, we will get an expensive los co2 energy source. the problem is that the amount of time it takes to get a chance, make economic goals and deploy those things in the sector that moves jury slowly is correctly and there's been often some great books that go through this we have to kind of up the invention and wit in the fields there are people like me who think we focus too much on the deployment of stuff that we have today verses funding the basic research that can give us things that don't need to
college of new york. my question in the conversation, the topic of leadership. one thing i've noticed that although we would like to have implement in our position of representation, doesn't really make make a difference? for example, in a case of latin america, we've women's precedent, but although this happens, not much change has been acknowledged for women in the gender gap continues to grow in this country. i don't know if this might be the united states because i would not like to compare to the country. and since only about representation, having the person's position correct >> i really quick question. >> that's a great question. the short answer is yes it does matter. the longer answer is it depends on the individual. it depends on the position that they are and ended slow. and so, for example, the notion that any woman in a position of power is going to change policy in a way that helps other women is wrong of course. there's a man opposite sides of policy issue from where i am, who i believe would enact policy that would do great damage and shut doors on the women who come
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